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Zamia pumila
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Zone
Zones 21-25, 27, H1, H2
Partial Sun
Partial
Regular Water
Moderate

Zamia pumila

Coontie
Zamiaceae (Cycadaceae)
Palms and cycads

ZAMIA

Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually marked with scars from old leaf bases. Circular crowns of leaves resembling stiff fern fronds or small palm fronds.Need organically enriched, fast-draining soil.

Zamia pumila

To 4 ft. high, 6 ft.wide. Short trunk is largely below soil level. Fronds to 3 ft. long,with as many as 30 pairs of dark green leaflets to 5 in. long, 1 1/4 in.wide.

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